Accident description
Last updated: 31 October 2014
Status:
Date:Saturday 9 May 1953
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Air Services of India
Registration: VT-AXD
C/n / msn: 13294
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mumbai-Juhu Airport (   India)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Mumbai-Juhu Airport (VAJJ), India
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The undercarriage was retracted on takeoff, before becoming airborne. The DC-3 thus settled back on its belly.

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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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